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Global Internal Audit Associate

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  • Requisition # 10046676-WD
  • Job Type Day
  • Location Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA
  • Other Locations CALIFORNIA-Brea, ARIZONA-Tempe
  • Date Posted 09/14/2021

Your potential. Your opportunity.

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count? 

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2020). In the Americas, we’re 13,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

Note: Some MUFG roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to medical and/or religious exemptions, if applicable. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.

About Global Internal Audit:
Global Internal Audit’s (GIA) mission is to be trusted advisors to improve the Governance, Risk Management and System of Internal Control across the company. We provide independent and objective assurance of the effectiveness of risk management and control practices to the Board of Directors, Senior Management, and other key stakeholders. We constantly strive to broaden our perspectives, diversity and inclusivity so we can offer the most comprehensive counsel to business partners and key constituencies. 

Job Summary
Whether you are an experienced professional looking for your next challenge or new to the financial services industry, we’ll help you build a career as unique as you are. We’ll provide the learning, personal support, and an inclusive culture that you need to become the best version of you and help us build the future today.  This includes support to study the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) qualification, and a Hybrid location workstyle (office/home combination).


The Associate role within Global Internal Audit (GIA) will expose you to all activities related to the end-to-end audit process, including planning, testing, reporting, issues validation, and supporting general audit administration activities across the organization, as assigned.   

This role is designed to empower high energy, critical thinkers who thrive on the opportunity to collaborate and develop and apply sound business judgment to solve critical challenges within the function. You will develop or augment your understanding of audit processes and internal audit principles by participating in our GIA audit execution and business support teams – including Regional Banking, Transaction Banking, Wealth, Consumer Lending, Operations, Strategic/Transformation Projects, Issue Validation, and Audit Business Solutions Management.  

Major Responsibilities:  
• Build relationships with peers and clients within organization and exhibit a high standard of performance and professional conduct that will enhance our culture of integrity and inclusion, where all individual and departmental choices are rooted in good judgment and support MUFG's Principles of Ethics and Conduct. 
• Participate in walkthrough meetings and interviews with business stakeholders to develop understanding of business processes. 
• Participate in formal discussions with business stakeholders throughout the duration of audit engagements to communicate status or concerns. 
• Identify potential risks and controls and assist in developing scope and work programs. 
• Evaluate design and operating effectiveness of internal controls and identify control weaknesses. 
• Generate insightful, meaningful observations that effectively convey significance and impact on risk and/or risk management practices, reporting findings and audit issues to Audit Management. 
• Assist with workpaper and report preparation and document results using appropriate business and technical language. 
• Demonstrate work was appropriately performed (e.g., detailed lead sheets describing activities and actions). 
• Complete work on a timely basis and deliver work products that meet objectives and standards. 
• Operate with an innovative and flexible mindset by continuously identifying ways to enhance consistency, efficiency, quality and/or value. 
• Maintain compliance with audit methodology, while also operating within industry best practices, applicable regulations, and internal and external professional practice expectations. 
• Demonstrate professional skepticism and personal accountability

Qualifications

Education, Licensure, Years of Experience (and type of work experience)
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, computer science, information systems, risk management, or another business-related field. 
• Professional certification (complete or in progress) a plus 

Skills and Experience
• 5+ years of experience in audit (internal/external), accounting, risk management (operations/compliance/third party, etc.) and/or project management, or a combination thereof 
• Exhibits effective communication (both verbal and written), negotiation and presentation skills; strong interpersonal skills; and ability to engage with all levels of management. 
• Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and keen attention to detail. 
• Employs critical thinking skills to identify pragmatic recommendations within an evolving and increasingly complex regulatory and risk management environment. 
• Strong work ethic and ability to work efficiently with a team and independently. 
• Some travel may be required periodically. 


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

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